Writer's Workshop Mini-Lesson Plan
Lesson Focus: Adding Thought Shots GLCE:W.PS.04.01
Literature Used: James and the Giant Peach
Using Barry in the Box students will learn what a thought shot is, and how to recognize them
Read a portion of James and the Giant Peach and look for thought shots. List the thought shots down, and discuss the different ways they can be written.
Students add a thought shot into their personal narrative with support from a small group.
Applying the Skill or Strategy:
In a revising group, students read their personal narrative and see if the group can help each other add another thought shot to their piece of writing.